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their -- they had a colin kaepernick look alive contest and do doing their kaepernicking there. [no audio] >> reporter: hundreds of students rallied to the song kaepernick fever. the students donned 49 fever here today. usually, they are not allowed to wear hats and jerseys to schools. kaepernick made quite a name for himself here. he played football, basketball and baseball. the chicago cubs tried to draft him out of high school but his passion was always for football. >> i saw a lot of kids buying 49er gears, hats, jerseys. they really took part in this. again -- you know what? it's just the whole hometown pittman high school kaepernick connection. >> reporter: that's the principal of pittman high you just heard from. he said colin kaepernick was one of the first graduates of the high school shortly after it opened and kaepernick set the tone and tradition for students for years to come. reporting live from turlock, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, jade. stay with us for continuing coverage from new orleans. our ktvu team is bringing you live reports from the big easy
are looking live where colin kaepernick will give some comments. i'm standing on a riser and there are three sets of risers surrounding colin kaepernick's spot. if you look where randy moss will be speaking, there are no risers and then next to him is vernon davis. there are no risers. you can see the kind of media attention they are expecting on colin kaepernick. he's the man of the hour and the man of the week. it's very exciting, fans get to see from the bleachers. fans will be asking questions of colin kaepernick and all of the fans. we'll have more of this throughout the day on ktvu. live in new orleans, ken wayne, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you, ken. at ktvu.com, we have a section dedicated to the 49ers and the quest for six. >>> 7:33. well, the parents of a man shot and killed by police in walnut creek by police last month are suing the police department. the family of anthony ban ta, junior is -- banta, junior is filing a $15 million lawsuit. they say he charged at police with a knife after fighting. the family says the fight was already over with his roommate when the
are watching right here live. there is the man. san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick arriving in new orleans for the up coming super bowl xlvii. you watched it live here a few minutes ago as the team jet landed at the airport. full week ad the of big game on sunday. -- ahead of the game on sunday. they will be gearing up for the game. what an exciting moment for the 49ers. you see here them trickling off the plane. taking that plane ride a chance to relax and ged rey for the -- get ready for the super bowl. >> we have a full crew there and will have more from new orleans. >> that's right. >>> and as we move on now, our coverage of super bowl continues throughout the newscast. [ cheers and applause ] >> waving flags and snapping pictures -- >> i saw colin kaepernick, vernon davis. >> reporter: people decked out in red and gold pressed up against a fence at the san jose airport to get a glimpse of their team. >> this is quite an experience. >> reporter: around noon today the 49ers boarded a flight bound for new orleans. >> a small group of fans showed up here to send the team of
win a championship. >> colin kaepernick presented a united front when speaking about alex smith. >> alex has been great. he's done everything he can to help me and help this team. to have a veteran quarterback like that on your side it's always great. >> and then there's the age factor. randy moss was not so delicately reminded that he is one of the older players. [laughter] >> that's cap being can young, man. a lot of people have seen kaepernick grow before their eyes. >> that was espn's chris berman who asked that not so tactful question. you get the feeling they just want to get on with it. the game is this sunday. the players were polite. but i'm sure they have this focus on the big game on sunday. live in the newsroom, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, sal. and our team in the big easy will have live reports on every newscast. sunday night after the game, switch to channel 2 for a live local postgame show with fans in the bay area and new orleans. >>> bay area businesses are gearing up for the super bowl. this morning we stopped by susie cakes in the marina
, things can get a little weird. the star of the day colin kaepernick. good luck trying to get through to ask him a question. it was far easier to find alex smith to ask about his future. >> i'm under contract for two more seasons. i know a lot has been made of that. we'll have plenty of time to talk about that. >> reporter: it's easier to talk to a 49er most have never heard of. nathan just joined the team a few weeks ago and knows expectations are much lower. >> i'm on practice squad. i'll just be chilling on the sidelines. >> reporter: this is where you find so-called journal indianapolis dressed in fur hats or wearing capes. it's where an alabama beauty queen is getting her shot. it's where spanish language king plays court jester. >> my man, my brother from another mother. >> reporter: here at the super dome you meet some of the biggest names in broadcasting. right now we have one of those names. you've probably seen him before. rafael hernandez. >> here i am. >> reporter: wait a minute, alex smith is still talking. >> you move on. >> reporter: this, whatever it is is now huge in
. also how 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick's appetite could earn him free meals for the rest of his life. plus illegal merchandise. >> the first game won't be played at the new 49ers stadium till 2014 but it is weeks away from selling all of its tickets. they only have a few dozen left to sell. they are going for $80,000 a piece. for that price, 50-yard line seats and access to walk on the sidelines behind the players during the game as well as tickets to sunday's super bowl. they are the second most expensive behind the 150,000 seats at the cowboy stadium. >>> parkway was shut down after a spill. it happened about 8:00 a.m. this morning. officials say liquid and powdered pool chemicals mixed together and formed a vapor. the truck driver tried to clean up the spill but overcome by the fumes and drove off. another driver reported feeling ill. hazmat was called in and cleaned up the spill. >>> a mobile home fire killed a woman. it broke out at 11:30 p.m. last night. a police officer arrived that home to find a man inside the front door looking dazed. the officer pulled the man to safe
to him. but it looks like he has found the right chemical connection with colin kaepernick. >> a lot of people forget, i've had like four quarterbacks since i've been in the league. this is not my first transition. you know a lot of people want to put a lot of emphasis on alex smith to colin kaepernick but i've had four quarterbacks, really five. this is my fifth quarterback. that's crazy. alex smith, colin kaepernick, david karr, man i've had them -- you know what i'm saying it's not my first transition. it's all about playing football. a lot of people forget though. i think a lot of people in here have forgot that we've done had like four or five quarterbacks since i've been playing but it's all good. >> reporter: big weapon there michael crabtree. really looking forward bright and early tomorrow. the brothers harbaugh will be talking to a live mic and i'm sure their mom and dad will be there so everybody is looking forward for that. joe fonzi will be covering that story. it's a story that has been well documented. but if you really think about it. it's incredible two brothers make
. >> nowhere is kaepernick fever running higher than in colin kaepernick's hometown of turlock. >> reporter: natalie rounded students up. >> make your way to the amphitheater to take your picture. >> reporter: hundreds of students draped in 49ers gear didn't disappoint for the most famous grad, colin kaepernick. >> it's just the whole it hometown, kaepernick connection. >> this is colin. this is signing day. this is anthony hardy and anthony and him are good buds. >> reporter: anthony can either be found working as a teacher or at his business in town. >> one person has changed the town and changed the community. it's surreal. >> reporter: harding says good things happen to good people. he's known kaepernick since hep was 8 when they played against each other. they played together in high school. he's not the only one. >> my dad coached him in football. >> it's a great day for turlock. >> he went to our school. we're just sporting him. >> those are bible verses on his arm. >> reporter: all of that is remembered in the yearbook. until sunday game time. >> coming up at 5:30, we'll go back to
and they adopted to the read option offense in the middle of the year with colin kaepernick. >> i can't wait for the game. >> five important guys. yeah. so exciting in four days. >> thank you. >> thank you. >>> stay with ktvu all week for complete super bowl coverage. we will be live from new orleans during every newscast and we will also be airing a special on the 49ers, road to the super bowl saturday night and sunday switch to 2 after the game for our post game coverage. >> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news, we are always here for you on www.ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.
. >> celebrations are building in the hometown of colin kaepernick. kids from kaepernick's alma mater in turlock wore their 49er colors and posed for a group photo with a banner. after the traditional photo the students struck the now famous pose now known as kaepernicking. >>> there will be zero tolerance for post super bowl vandalism and destruction. >> we want to send a very clear message that if you go out there, you start rioting, you start vandalizing property, you start hurting other people, the consequences are very severe. >> reporter: more than a dozen people who allegedly got out of control after the giants world series win are currently being prosecuted by the da's office. most of those prosecutions were possible thanks to cell phone video evidence. ktvu.com has complete super bowl coverage including interviews with the 49ers and our reports from new orleans all week. just click on the super bowl tab. >> the body of a young girl discovered early this morning at a fairfield park is believed to be that of a missing girl. investigators say the girl's body was found in allan witt park. a
have my honor, you have my word. and then he mentioned that colin kaepernick was going to be the guy that he drafts. and i said jim that's the guy. >> thumbs up. as they say the rest is history. sure enough the niners select kaepernick. second round of the 2011 draft. he was the sixth quarterback selected that year. and that regarded as a can't miss prospect. harbaugh saw something he liked at reno and his good judgment has turned into a franchise altering event. something that you might want to keep in mind. that will be his tenth professional start as a quarterback. only his tenth start. he's in the super bowl. >> although what he says is, guys i've been playing football for 17 years. >> yeah, welcome super bowl sunday it's not going to feel like any ordinary game. but i like the way he's playing it. very calm and collected. >> he's so great. >> and dad is just like him. chip off the old block. good story. >> we'll see you in sports, mark. thank you. >>> plan for a coliseum city development to be built on 1,000 acres of land on and around the oakland coliseum are moving forward. of
. this is not my first transition. a lot of people want to put emphasis on ellis smith to colin kaepernick. this is my fourth quarterback. that's crazy. you know what i'm saying? it's not my first transition. it's all about playing football. a lot of people forget i think a lot of people in here forgot we had four or five quarterbacks since i've been playing. it's all good. >> reporter: we are getting close to the part of the week people are saying enough talking let's play the football game. we are going to see in an hour from some place that has pirates of the caribbean theme. but until then, let me give you another shot of the sun coming up over the mississippi river. live in new orleans i'm joe fonzi. >> thank you for that. make sure you stay right here with ktvu for continuing super bowl coverage. look at our ktvu team, they will bring you live reports on the big easy in every newscast leading up to the big game. don't forget sunday night after the game switch back here for channel 2 for a live local post game show with all the fans in the bay area and new orleans. >>> we are getting
in a real quiet part of new orleans, i'm mark ibanez. back to you. >>> quarterback colin kaepernick is from the town of turlock and it's especially hit his alma mater. there was a sea of red and gold in in front of the school. they gave their bicepts a kiss. >> i saw a lot of kids that bought 49er gear, 49er hats, 49er jerseys they really took part in this. >> reporter: kaepernick was an a student at pitman along with being a star baseball, basketball and football player. stay with us for continuing coverage. the preparty we found in san francisco tonight as businesses there cash in on the niners success. >>> plus a crack down on the road already on the way. the statistics the prompted the blitz. and niner fans overcoming obstacles. one kid who dreams of being an announcer and will watch the game from a hospital. >>> and more on the discovery of a teenager's body found dead. the girl is a middle school student and had only lived in the area for a few months. as john sasaki reports we've also learned of suspicious activity in the park on west texas street early this morning. >>> the investig
celebrated by flexing, then kissing his bicep known as kaepernicking, referring to colin kaepernick. well, the sharks have a lot to celebrate. they won 3-2 in a dramatic shootout and they remain the nhl's only undefeated team at 7- 0. >>> 7:23. well, the 49ers and ravens are preparing for their sunday showdown and the two cities are staging their own friendly battles. the san francisco and baltimore symphonies have been trading jabs on social media. there's also a wager between each city's zoo. if the 49ers win, baltimore will rename the bird enclosure, the san francisco 49ers exhibit. but if the ravens win, san francisco will rename an enclosure after them. even each city's lie bay areas have -- libraries have bets. it appears that animals like to stick together. at a montana zoo, ozzie is picking the ravens. he had to choose between two banana pies, one marked sf, the other marked bp. they plan to make this an annual event. the bear has to start picking the correct winner if they want to do this on regular basis. but i think he went to the sf cake first. >> sure. >>> sal, you have to co
. colin kaepernick fans are getting pumped up. how people in the city of turlock plan to cheer on their hero tomorrow. >> cooler temperatures. that's what's in store for your saturday. i'll have more, coming up. >> and we want to see your 49er photos. send them to us, or you can upload them to our facebook page. want to show you a quick look at one of the photos a viewer sent us a little while ago, little mckayla, little 49er fan getting fired up on this eve of super bowl sunday. time now, 9:22. you're watching mornings on 2. . >>> big cheers one day before the super bowl. that's what fans are hoping to send to san francisco quarterback colin kaepernick in his hometown of turlock. [ cheers & applause ] >> yesterday, students at kaepernick's old high school held a special lunchtime rally. today, fans will be back out at the school for a tailgate party. people in turlock say kaepernick's success has been an inspiration for children in the community. >> i saw a lot of kids that bought, you know, 49er gear, 49er hats, 49er jerseys. i mean, they really took part in this. >> at the t
they wanted to talk about is the switch he made at mid season from alex smith to colin kaepernick. >> colin's play has been outstanding. he deserves tremendous amount of credit for that. and he, like the rest of the guys on the team, are focused on the opportunity to play and win a championship. it has be a team effort. i feel like there is a lot of people that have a lot of fingerprints on this team's success. like i said, the team has been focused on the junety -- unity of the team and winning. better than i have seen or been around. >> reporter: right now the 49ers have new orleans to themselves. that is because the baltimore ravens and john harbaugh will be arriving a little bit later today. everybody will be all set for super bowl xlvii. we will be around this river walk area, jackson square a little bit later on today. until then reporting live from new orleans joe fonzi. >> very nice. joe, it looks like a poster behind him there. the niners are capturing all of the super bowl intention in new orleans. that will change later today. the baltimore ravens have scheduled to arrive in new
or colin kaepernick? >> joe flacco. >> reporter: really? >> yeah. >> reporter: strange answers in the bay area. so strange he had to take a picture. they can only hope their team wipes the smiles off of their faces on sunday. in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the sheriff's department wants your help catching a pair of burglars. they released this surveillance video of two men breaking into a liquor store saturday morning. they carried out one of the store's safes. one had the word skin on his shirt and the other had the word champion on his shirt. if you know these guys give them a call. >>> cal-osha cracks down on chevron. the violations regulators found out the richmond refinery committed. >> plus new at 6:00 p.m. a show down on the water, water, the sense situation for the boat owners and the last minute offer to get them to move.
harbaugh stood next to colin kaepernick as the team went through drills. they called the 100 minute practice the best of the season. the 49ers are under a new cloud of controversy. the team hoped to move past the antigay remarks of one player. however as ktvu tara moriarty tells us, two more players are now caught in the gay rights issue. >> two of the players who made the video at first denied ever making it. >> set goals for yourself. look forward to the future and it will get better. >> reporter: they told usa today reporter that they did not realize that the aim of the video was to fight bullying among lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens. now that video has been pulled. brook said i didn't make any video. this is america if someone wants to be gay it's their right. when his memory was finally jarred he said it was an antibullying video but not a gay rights thing. when you look at the video they have short clips and the words gay and lesbian was never used. sow pa o.k. georgia had no comment. san francisco was the first team to take part in the it gets better campaigning. coming up
rather than being traded to a team he way not -- he may not want to go. he was replaced by colin cap kaepernick. >>> san francisco's port commission is expected to give the final approval to the long- awaited mission rock development project next month. the giants hope to gain ground on the $1.6 billion project near at&t park sometime in 20 5. the plans -- 2015. the plans call for apartments, office buildings, restaurants and shops. this is designed to serve baseball fans and neighborhood residents. ,. >>> a sunny, cool day underway around the day. for some, it will be a little brisk. outside our doors, you can see a beautiful view and no trouble getting across the bay bridge this morning with -- or this afternoon with mostly clear skies clear skies. we're into the afternoon. we will see temperatures rise in the mid-50s to near 60 for today. similar to today. slightly warmer in some cases but in areas like oakland, where the winds are blowing to 13 miles an hour, it's a little breezy. mountain view, as well. it started mostly cloudy along the south bay watch, the final stretch of wea
cute is she? that's 6-year-old sara redden sporting colin kaepernick's tattoo in a video called "god rush --" gold rush ." >>> the nfl is playing hard with counterfeiters. the league is teaming one uncle sam to crack down on faked -- fake merchandise. coming up in 15 minutes, the results of operation red zone. new this morning, the 49ers star responding to a team's remarks about gays in the locker room. >>> and the nfl is remembering the young victims of the connecticut school shooting last month. 26 students and staff were killed in the massacre in december. now 26 survivors will held to the super bowl to sing "america the beautiful." they will perform before aleer shaw keys sings "the national anthem." >>> the senate armed forces committee, still questioning chuck hagel during his confirmation hearing. hagel is nominated to replace leon panetta as secretary of defense. ktvu's kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom. hagel has been taking some heat. kyla? >> reporter: several senators have called on hagel to answer to red flags from his past. we're taking a live loo
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